The Shining 1st Edition "S14"

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The Shining 1st Edition "S14"

Post by OneFathom » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:54 am

Just picked up a copy of The Shining by Doubleday. $8.95 on the DJ...S14 on the gutter page for $30 off ebay. Since R49 was the 1st/1st, is this a 1st/2nd?



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Re: The Shining 1st Edition "S14"

Post by jhanic » Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:27 am

Probably. With the dj price the same, I think it's very possible. Is there a number line on the copyright page?

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Re: The Shining 1st Edition "S14"

Post by OneFathom » Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:14 pm

John:

No number line, but I've been able to do a little research into the book and it appears there may be an "S3" printing as well. One copy of the book sold on ebay in early September with an $8.95 DJ too. One bid, $24.

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Re: The Shining 1st Edition "S14"

Post by TheCollector » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:08 am

Based on the codes R49 should have been printed the 49th week of 1976, S3 would have been printed the third week in January of 1977.... Totally plausible the price would be the same with just a few weeks separation in printing.

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